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Address: Al Maqta Bridge, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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At the Palace Museum we saw a photo of this fort about 75 years ago standing alone. It still is in the bay, but the metropolis that is Abu Dhabi has grown up around it, including... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2016
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't the original structure, but just a replica. Not a must while in the city, but it has it's merits. A few shops, restaurants and hotels nearby make it a worthy trip on the way.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

At the Palace Museum we saw a photo of this fort about 75 years ago standing alone. It still is in the bay, but the metropolis that is Abu Dhabi has grown up around it, including this bridge. You are reminded of AD's past each time you drive by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

You can see this fort from New Al Maqtaa Bridge its near Institute cultural place of UAE. I think its the oldest fort in UAE.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The oldest fort that tells the history of the unites Arab Emirates. Standing for almost 200 years now. A beautiful sight!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It's located near petroleum institute cultural place of UAE very nice and quite place tourist per must visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Shk Zayed Bridge is really amazing during the evening when it change color, during tday time is nice to pass over it, because the traffic is really fast. It is close to the Mosque, easy to see and reach. The best place to see all the scructure is from down of Al Maqta Bridge, there is a area that seems... More 

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Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is an amazing fort for almost 200 years old it existed. Use to protect the water source from the village

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Itsold fort as per my guide and its way to go dubai just below the maqta bridge littlesmall but history with that its nice..

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

The Al Maqtaa Fort is between the Sheikh Zayed bridge and the oldest bridge (Maqtaa Bridge) in Abu Dhabi. What a historic place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Great location although hidden away. Well worth seeking out for a short stop to provide photography opportunity to see this exceptional bridge. Designed by Zaha Hadid known in the UK for her work on the Aquatics Centre for the London Olympics

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